Definitions of row

  1. ( construction) a layer of masonry; " a course of bricks"
  2. an angry dispute; " they had a quarrel"; " they had words"
  3. propel with oars; " row the boat across the lake"
  4. the act of rowing as a sport
  5. a continuous chronological succession without an interruption; " they won the championship three years in a row"
  6. an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line; " a row of chairs"
  7. a linear array of numbers side by side
  8. a long continuous strip ( usually running horizontally); " a mackerel sky filled with rows of clouds"; " rows of barbed wire protected the trenches"
  9. Rough; stern; angry.
  10. A noisy, turbulent quarrel or disturbance; a brawl.
  11. A series of persons or things arranged in a continued line; a line; a rank; a file; as, a row of trees; a row of houses or columns.
  12. To propel with oars, as a boat or vessel, along the surface of water; as, to row a boat.
  13. To transport in a boat propelled with oars; as, to row the captain ashore in his barge.
  14. To use the oar; as, to row well.
  15. To be moved by oars; as, the boat rows easily.
  16. The act of rowing; excursion in a rowboat.
  17. To labor with an oar in propelling a boat; be moved by oars.
  18. A noisy disturbance; brawl; quarrel; fight.
  19. A line: a rank: persons or things in a line.
  20. To impel with an oar: to transport by rowing.
  21. To work with the oar: to be moved by oars.
  22. An excursion in a rowing- boat.
  23. ROWER.
  24. A noisy squabble: uproar.
  25. A line; rank.
  26. To impel with oars.
  27. To use oars.
  28. To move or be moved by means of oars.
  29. A trip in a rowboat; also, a turn at the oars.
  30. An arrangement of things in a line.
  31. A noisy disturbance or quarrel.
  32. A series of persons or things arranged in line; a line; a rank; a file.
  33. An excursion taken in a boat with oars.
  34. A noisy disturbance; tumult.
  35. To impel with oars; to transport by rowing.
  36. To labour with the oar; to be impelled by oars.
  37. To propel with oars, as a boat; to labour with the oar.
  38. An excursion in a boat with oars.
  39. A line; a file; a series of persons or things placed in a straight line; a line of houses; a street.
  40. A noisy disturbance; a riotous noise; a broil; a tumult.
  41. To scold noisily.

Usage examples for row

  1. Roy felt around and found it and began to row. – The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour
  2. Marie wrote: Last week we all had a row, and Terry has not been seen or heard of since. – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  3. Who's lookin' for a row, anyhow? – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  4. No, no; I meant that the row came to an end. – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
  5. So that's why we had our row. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  6. Are you gentlemen going to row? – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  7. What's the row with you? – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  8. She'll make a certain amount of row, but we can't help that. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  9. Will you stop that row! – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  10. Here now was " Miners' Row." – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  11. They'll only make a row of it, and get somebody into trouble. – A Jolly Fellowship by Frank R. Stockton
  12. A fine row we have had in the town, Joyce, this afternoon. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  13. " Do as he says, an' don't have any row," Sam added. – Down the Slope by James Otis
  14. If you thought you could row the raft, I am sure I could carry a great many things down- stairs, and land them on the hill. – The Settlers at Home by Harriet Martineau
  15. In the first place, it is not always as easy as might be imagined to get men to row. – Rowing by Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
  16. It was the first thought that came into my head when the row began. – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  17. Will it be best for us to row ashore ourselves, sir? – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
  18. " I should have thought that a man of Lord Loudwater's violent temper would rather have sought an open row," Mr. Flexen persisted. – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
  19. At last he said, very quietly- You're a good chap, Austin, and I'm sorry I've made a row to- night. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope